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The Power Of Habit

Today is the day that many of us put our Christmas jumpers away and drag ourselves bleary-eyed back into the office. It’s a new year, time for a fresh start and a whole 52 weeks of opportunities lie ahead of you. But are you feeling energised and excited? Or deflated and disappointed? If you didn’t achieve what you hoped in …

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Christmas is only around the corner

  How time flies, another year nearly gone and the countdown for Christmas begins.  I thought I would share with you some of the memories I have from the year…….. Do you remember when the NHS cancelled all non-urgent treatments from mid-January until the end of the month, reports had emerged of patients facing long waits for treatment and being …

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What Is Your Company’s Best Kept Secret?

If I asked you what Millennium do, what would you say? My guess is that you’d say we’re sea freight experts who do container shipments. And you wouldn’t be wrong. But that’s not the whole picture. Did you know that we also move a huge amount of cargo through Europe by road? Are you aware that we provide air freight …

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How to Stay Strong in Uncertain Times

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last two years, you’ll know that the UK is leaving the European Union. (Well apparently but personally I am not so sure !!) So whether you’re an optimistic Brexiter or a stout Remainer, it doesn’t really matter. If Brexit is coming, it will change things. The problem is, no one seems …

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DO You REALLY Love What You Do?

This year was a big year for my family. My youngest daughter completed her exams and finished school. So earlier this summer we decided to make the most of being able to travel during the school term and took an early family holiday. We booked 2 weeks in Lanzarote, in a lovely resort by the sea. It had great restaurants, …

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Where Did All The Containers Go?

Last year I wrote a blog post about the number of containers lost each year. A shocking estimated 10,000 containers go missing each year! But where do they go? Well, it’s hard to say because many of them are never found again. But we do know that a large proportion of them end up on the ocean floor. In June …

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The Power Of Rumours…

Reputation matters, no matter what industry you’re in. But for shipping companies especially, reputation for reliability and stability is really important. So it’s understandable that K Line were outraged to hear that a rival shipping company had sent emails to their customers advising them to “cancel bookings on K Line vessels and rebook with another carrier due to a possible …

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Watch Out There’s A New Fine About!

The most significant change I believe is the more costly fine and further punishment if you are caught speeding on UK roads where you could be fined 150% of weekly earnings, to a maximum fine of £2500. This is significant change in the law whereas beforehand, a similar offence was commonly around a £100 fine. This will see a huge …

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